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Westmoreland's most wanted behind bars

Saturday, December 30, 2017

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WESTMORELAND'S most wanted man, Davon Brown, alias “Balti”, is now in police custody.

Brown, of Savanna-la-Mar in the parish, was arrested by the police on Friday, December 15 following an operation in Grange Hill in the parish, the police reported on Thursday night. One Taurus 9mm pistol, with five 9mm rounds of ammunition, was found in his possession, the constabulary's Corporate Communication Unit (CCU) said in a release.

According to the CCU, in August of this year, Brown was named as wanted for the murder of 22-year-old Ocielle Hall on Great Georges Street in Westmoreland and in September he engaged the police in a confrontation during an attempt to apprehend him.

“On Thursday, December 21, Brown was interviewed in the presence of his lawyer and was formally charged with murder, shooting with intent and illegal possession of firearm and ammunition,” the CCU reported.

The police said detectives continue to follow strong leads on other cases where they consider Brown to have been a major player and have appealed to the public to share information on crimes which Brown have committed.

Brown is scheduled to appear before the Westmoreland Parish Court on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.

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